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Editors Lab - Season 6

Prototyping the Future of News

Throughout the sixth season of the Editors Lab programme, the Global Editors Network will run hackathons in the best newsrooms of the five continents. This new season will start in October 2017 in Lisbon, Portugal. It will conclude in the same city in June 2018 at the Editors Lab Final which will gather the winning teams of each regional hackathon for a final competition at the GEN Summit 2018.

Tokyo Editors Lab

Tokyo Editors Lab

On 21-22 April 2018, the Global Editors Network (GEN) and ONA Japan with the support of the Google News Lab, will gather some of the best Japanse media innovators in Tokyo to develop innovative journalism prototypes on the topic of fighting misinformation.

Seoul Editors Lab

Seoul Editors Lab

On 13-14 April GEN and Media Today, with the support of the Google News Lab, will gather top newsrooms from South Korea in Seoul for an Editors Lab focused on "Engagement and community building".

Globo Editors Lab

Globo Editors Lab

On 7-8 April 2018, the Global Editors Network (GEN) and Globo Lab with the support of the Google News Lab, will gather some of the best Brazilian media innovators in São Paulo to develop innovative journalism prototypes. The participants will have to devise new ways to fight against misinformation, disinformation, and the bots that spread them.

Bucharest Editors Lab

Bucharest Editors Lab

On 23-24 March 2018, the Center for Independent Journalism and GEN, with the support of Google News Lab, will gather some of the best Romanian media innovators in Bucharest to develop innovative news prototypes. The challenge for the participants is to find new ways to hold political powers accountable for its actions and promises.

Jakarta Editors Lab

Jakarta Editors Lab

On 9-10 March 2018, GEN and The Alliance of Independent Journalists (AJI), with the support of Google News Lab, will gather some of the best Indonesian media innovators in Jakarta to develop innovative journalism prototypes for election reporting.

Walkley Editors Lab in Sydney

Walkley Editors Lab

On 1-2 March 2018, the Global Editors Network (GEN) and The Walkley Foundation, with the support of Google News Lab, will gather some of the best Australian media innovators in Sydney for a two-day hackathon to develop innovative news prototypes on the theme of "Connecting with local communities". 

El Confidencial Editors Lab in Madrid

El Confidencial Editors Lab

On 18-19 January, the Global Editors Network and El Confidencial, with the support of the Google News Lab will gather some of the best Spanish media innovators in Madrid for a two-day hackathon to develop innovative news prototypes. 

Media Indaba Editors Lab in Cape Town

Cape Town Editors Lab

On 21-22 November, GEN and Code for Africa, with the support of the Google News Lab, will gather some of the best South African media innovators at Media Indaba in Cape Town for a hackathon to develop news prototypes on the theme of misinformation.

Público Editors Lab in Lisbon

Publico Editors Lab

On 27-28 October 2017, the Global Editors Network (GEN) and Público, with the support of the Google News Lab and in partnership with APImprensa will gather some of the best Portuguese media innovators in Lisbon for a two-day hackathon to develop innovative news prototypes on the theme of wildfire reporting.